January 1, 1970

Anti-uranium mining lobby celebrates victory in the Karoo

Anti-uranium mining lobbyists have celebrated the announcement by an Australian firm that it is downsizing its mining application by almost 90%. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Amplats sees limited platinum-supply growth as profits dive

Anglo American Platinum says growth in supplies of the metal will be limited this year as capital spending is constrained amid low prices. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Missing millions from Lonmin fund prompts community pay reform

Government plans to reform how local communities use mining royalties after a corruption probe found that R611.46m paid into by Lonmin had been exhausted. Source: News
January 1, 1970

BHP profit tumbles 81% on prices collapse

BHP Billiton’s reported full-year underlying profit has declined 81% for the worst result since 2001 after raw materials tumbled to a 25-year low in January. Source: […]